ERIC Number: ED216062
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar-22
Reference Count: 0
A Curriculum Design for the Study of Ethnic Survivals.
Diaz, Carlos F.
Presented in this paper is a multicultural curriculum design with an underlying conceptual understandinq which takes into account the commonalities found among the experiences of various ethnic groups. A common framework to be used for each ethnic group permits the teacher to generalize the experiences of the different ethnic gropus. The model for each culture proceeds as follows: 1) relevant traits of the original culture are listed; 2) a time frame is added starting with the group's arrival in the United States; and (3) ending with the present and intervals along the time line, each ethnic trait is assessed for extinction, degree of modification, or continuation. A completed model shows a historical summary of an immigrant group's degree of loss or retention of their original culture. This conceptual/approach can be modified within the context of the discipline being studied, and selection and/or revision of materials will depend upon the grade level of students. (Author/GPM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New York, NY, March 22, 1982). Best copy available.